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Emiko Tamagawa

Friday, June 7, 2013
Susito Ito, 93, holds up an image of a keepsake his mother made for him that he carried with him during World War II. (Emiko Tamagawa/Here & Now)

Susumu Ito, 93, fought for the U.S. in World War II while his family was in a U.S. internment camp. He told us, “If I had to do it all over again, I’d do exactly the same thing.”

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Bags holding runners' clothing and personal items wait to be claimed on April 15, 2013. (Mark Zastrow/Flickr)

Here & Now producer Emiko Tamagawa doesn’t run. But she loves the Boston Marathon and spotting those brightly colored bags.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
An still from the film "The Sessions" with Helen Hunt (left) and John Hawkes. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

John Hawkes and Helen Hunt have both received honors for their roles in “The Sessions,” which tells the real-life story of a journalist with polio who hires a sex surrogate.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Quvenzhane Wallis as Hushpuppy, left, and Dwight Henry as Wink in a scene from, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." (Jess Pinkham/Fox Searchlight Pictures/AP)

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” is up for four Oscars, including the youngest Best Actress nominee ever. Here & Now’s Emiko Tamagawa spoke with the stars.

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Friday, October 26, 2012
John Hawkes plays journalist and poet Mark O'Brien in 'The Sessions' (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

The critically acclaimed film ‘The Sessions’ tells the real-life story of journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, who was paralyzed in both his arms and legs, due to polio.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012
A self portrait of NASA's Curiosity rover was taken by its Navigation cameras, located on the now-upright mast. The camera snapped pictures 360-degrees around the rover. (AP Photo/NASA)

Saul Perlmutter’s head isn’t always up in the stars, he’s also fond of places like San Francisco’s Exploratorium Museum where he takes his U.C. Berkeley physics and music students. Here & Now producer Emiko Tamagawa caught up with him there last spring.

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Friday, July 13, 2012
Tess Gerritsen author of 'The Silent Girl.' (Photo by Jessica Hill)

Author Tess Gerritsen wrote the murder mysteries that inspired the TNT series “Rizzoli and Isles.” In her novel “The Silent Girl” she mines her Chinese heritage.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Dwight Henry and Quvenzhané Wallis. (Emiko Tamagawa/Here & Now)

As a five-year-old school girl in Houma, Louisiana, Quvenzhan√© Wallis probably didn’t expect she’d be acting in a critically-acclaimed film — Nor did her co-star Dwight Henry. We speak with both about “Beasts Of The Southern Wild.”

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Monday, June 18, 2012
(Wouter de Bruijn/Flickr)

Here & Now arts and culture producer Emiko Tamagawa has some thoughts about what you should read this summer.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011
In this film image released by Fox Searchlight, Elizabeth Olsen, left, and Sarah Paulson are shown in a scene from "Martha Marcy May Marlene." (AP/Fox Searchlight)

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” stars Elizabeth Olsen, sister of the Olsen twins, and follows a young woman who flees a cult-like community on a farm in the Catskills.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Here and Now producer Emiko Tamagawa sat down with author Bill Bryson recently, his book “At Home” looks at 19th century domestic life.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011
In this film publicity image released by Focus Features, Christopher Plummer is shown in a scene from "Beginners." (AP)

The film “Beginners,” tells the story of a man who developed a more open relationship with his father, after his dad came out of the closet at age 75. We speak with director Mike Mills, whose experience with his own father inspired the film, featuring actor Christopher Plummer.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Tomorrow morning the envelope opens, and the Oscar race is on. One film that has been talked about as a possible Best Picture nominee is “Winter’s Bone,” that follows a young girl as she searches for her drug-dealing father.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Bill Bryson has found himself everywhere from a game reserve in Kenya to the beaches of Australia to write his famous travel books. But in his new work he sticks to his home in Norfolk, England.

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Thursday, June 24, 2010
John Isner of the US reacts as he defeats France's Nicolas Mahut, in their epic men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, pool)

Oil Inundates Florida Beaches, Change In Afghan War Leadership Exposes Strategy Divisions, Condoms Made Available To All Children In Provincetown, Ma. Schools, American John Isner Prevails In Longest Tennis Match In History, A Winter Film For Summer Makes Waves At Sundance

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Afghan Elections, Farmer Soldiers, High School Breathalyzer, Group Health, The New Portuguese Cuisine

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Stimulus, What Stimulus?, Big Pill Bill Not Easy to Swallow, Black Box Hopes Fade, Fighting D.O.M.A., The Hurt Locker

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Jet Crash in the Indian Ocean, Factory Targeted in Immigration Raid to Close, Madoff Hires a Prison Consultant, Coup in Honduras, Amber Benson

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Friday, October 10, 2008

Where’s The Bottom?; Semantics Are Important … No, Really; From the Campaign Trail; Anti-Bailout Ad Man; Container House

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Rakan’s Death; Moscow After Dark; Anthrax Scientist; Women Priests; The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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